Rhona Fischer Family Assistance Program
The Rhona Fischer Family Assistance Program provides a comprehensive variety of services for community members who are struggling to make ends meet during the current economic downturn. Its mission is to provide the tools and resources needed to gain financial literacy and achieve economic self-sufficiency.
Financial literacy services include crisis intervention and case management, vocational services, emotional support and counseling, financial and budget counseling, assistance in accessing entitlements, and other emergency financial assistance. Emergency cash assistance is available to families in dire economic need, on a case by case basis, as determined by their social workers.
Periodic workshops are provided free to community members on topics such as mortgage issues, budgeting, banking, and credit.
"Since I lost my job, our family lives from day to day and life is a constant struggle. Thanks to the cash assistance and holiday gift cards provided by JFCS, the holidays were a lot brighter for my three young children." - Family Assistance client
The Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantry
The Betsy and Peter Fischer Food Pantry provides food, personal care items, gift cards, and scrip to individuals and families experiencing financial hardship.
JFCS offers a FREE support group for unemployed and underemployed individuals. The Back to Work support group is available several times throughout the year and provides advice on networking, resume writing, and coping skills to deal with emotional issues.
The JFCS Career Center provides resources for individuals seeking employment through a variety of support groups, available job openings within the agency, a forum for posting your desired job situation, and a partnership with the Orthodox Union for other employment resources.
Free Legal Consultations
The JFCS Legal Services Program is a FREE legal clinic that provides interested community members with the opportunity to consult with attorneys representing a variety of legal specialties, as well as obtain legal referrals.
For more information about the Rhona Fischer Family Assistance Program, please call 856-424-1333 or email email@example.com.
Phone: 856-424-1333 / Fax: 856-424-7384 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org